Animation

Dougal Dixon is the creator of the acclaimed animations shown at

the REX Cinema, Wareham. 

Animated advertisements for local businesses:

Fitzcarraldo

Welcoming introduction to a show at the REX Cinema in Wareham. An homage to the central event in Werner Herzog's FITZCARRALDO. The geography of Wareham (between two rivers) allows for this! The representation of the REX is being pulled by stop-motion caricatures of members of the REX staff and volunteers.

Game of Thrones  

Welcoming animation preceding a show at the REX Cinema in Wareham. An homage to the opening sequence of GAME OF THRONES, emphasizing the location and internal features of the REX.

O Brother

Welcoming introduction to a show at the REX Cinema in Wareham. An homage to the opening scene in the Coen Brothers' O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU? Featuring stop-motion characters of three of the REX projectionists at the time. And a slight dig at the state of the contemporary roadworks in the area.

On the Town

Welcoming introduction preceding a show at the REX Cinema, Wareham. Featuring stop-motion caricatures of three of the REX volunteers, and set against various landmarks of Wareham

Lego Movie

Welcoming animation preceding a show at the REX Cinema, Wareham. An homage to the spirit of THE LEGO MOVIE and featuring stop-motion Lego characterizations of members of REX management, staff and volunteers.

Welcoming introduction to a show at the REX Cinema in Wareham. An homage to the opening scene in Damian Chazelle's LA LA LAND. The setting is the flyover on the main approach to Wareham and features stop-motion caricatures of members of the REX staff and volunteers.

Gold Diggers

Welcoming introduction to a show at the REX Cinema in Wareham. An homage to the iconic Shadow Waltz scene in Busby Berkeley's GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933. Stop motion puppet caricatures of members of the REX staff and volunteers are doing the dancing.

The Exorcist

BFG

Welcoming clip shown before a show at the REX Cinema, Dorset. An homage to Stephen Spielberg's film of Roald Dahl's THE BIG FRIENDLY GIANT. It features local landmarks and the stop-motion puppet is a caricature of one of the REX staff.

Mamma Mia

Welcoming clip preceding a show in the REX Cinema, Wareham. An homage to MAMMA MIA, featuring stop-motion caricatures of management, staff and volunteers at the REX. Note, this file contains a selection of adverts for local businesses, also animated by Dougal.

Welcoming animation preceding a show at the REX Cinema in Wareham. An homage to an iconic scene in William Friedkin's THE EXORCIST, featuring an image of the frontage of the REX and a puppet of one of the REX staff.

Wizard of Oz

Welcoming animation preceding a show at the REX Cinema, Wareham. Drawing attention to a recent refurbishment. An homage to THE WIZARD OF OZ, featuring stop-motion caricatures of members of the REX administration.

Mutiny on the Bounty 

Welcoming introduction to a show at the REX Cinema, Wareham. An homage to Lewis Milestone's 1962 version of MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY. Featuring stop motion caricatures of the REX staff, and an image of the REX itself.

© 2021 Dougal Dixon